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SOLECO energizes 487 barangays

Southern Leyte Electric Cooperative, Inc., (SOLECO) released data that out of 503 barangays in the province, 487 barangays are partially energized within and outside the coverage area of SOLECO.
On the data given, SOLECO with Task Force 157 Typhoon Odette Rehabilitation and Power Restoration released an update of some of the municipalities partially energized as of June 16, 2022 data, Maasin City, Macrohon, Bontoc, Padre Burgos, Libagon, Liloan, San Francisco, Pintuyan, St. Bernard, San Juan, Anahawan, Hinundayan, Hinundayan, Hinunangan, Silago, Limasawa and Abuyog all barangays are 100% fully energized, the town of Malitbog has 36 out of 37, Tomas Oppus has 25 out of 29 and Sogod has 42 out of 45 being partially energized.
As of this writing, out of 105,787 billed/active connections as of November 2021 billing, 98,794 or 93.39% consumers are already energized.
Meanwhile, SOLECO announces that this month of June 2022 billing has spiked to P1.6916 compared to the May billing caused by the increasing cost of fuel in the world market. According to Soleco, power plants/generators rely on coal as its fuel which is imported from other countries. June Generation Charge is now Php9.9213 per kwhr not including other charges, while Distribution Charge remains at its P2.54 per kwhr.

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